HTC Discontinuing Vive Pro and Vive Focus in Favor of Newer Iterations

The Entire VR Industry in One Little Email The Daily Roundup is our comprehensive coverage of the VR industry wrapped up into one daily email, delivered directly to your inbox.  Email Address HTC is discontinuing its Vive Pro and Vive Focus headsets in favor of newer versions of the headsets. The change helps streamline the […]

Dr Seuss AR App Brings Classic Characters To Life

A new AR app brings a classic Dr Seuss book to life like never before. Dr. Seuss’s ABC – An Amazing AR Alphabet! adapts the 1963 book of the same name (minus the AR) to smartphones. The app recreates images from the original in 3D and then projects them into the real world using your smartphone’s camera. […]

Telefonica and MediaPro debut 5G Augmented Tourism with AR bus windows

Before it became home to the world’s largest gathering of cellular companies, Barcelona was already one of Europe’s most compelling tourist destinations — a city rich in culture, impressive architecture, and history. Now Telefónica, MediaPro, and Barcelona’s metropolitan transport agency TMB have teamed up to use 5G and augmented reality in a practical way for […]

Oculus 'Actively Thinking About' Non-Store Option For Quest Applications

The Director of Content Ecosystem at Facebook’s Oculus, Chris Pruett, gave details on the Oculus Store curation policy for Oculus Quest in a Twitter thread today, along with teasing a potential official way for distributing Oculus Quest apps outside of the Oculus Store. The entire thread reads as follows: Focus on polish & quality for […]

Talespin raises $15 million for AR/VR enterprise training

Talespin became famous for a virtual reality demo designed to teach managers how to fire a hapless worker named Barry. Now the company has raised $15 million to further develop extended reality (XR) — using technologies such as virtual reality and augmented reality — for enterprise training. Cloud-based learning software provider Cornerstone OnDemand led the […]

Watch Half-Life: Alyx Gameplayer Trailer & New Footage

The Entire VR Industry in One Little Email The Daily Roundup is our comprehensive coverage of the VR industry wrapped up into one daily email, delivered directly to your inbox.  Email Address The first Half-Life: Alyx gameplay footage was released today by IGN and Valve in the form of three gameplay trailers and a nine minute […]